PA. Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN)

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Program/Intervention Name

PA. Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN)


Pre and Post Adoption Program

Program/Intervention Description

A network of adoption and permanency service delivery. The State of Pennsylvania contracts with Diakon, the Prime Contractor. Diakon subcontracts with private agencies throughout the state to provide adoption and related services to children and families served by the 67 county level agencies.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)

Program Goals/Outcomes

In collaboration with county level child welfare staff, improve permanency outcomes by completing assessment and/or services permanency tasks.

QIC Target Group

General - 3

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 1: Designed for Adoption or Guardianship

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 5: Better Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor


PA. Dept. of Public Welfare

Contact Email

Contact Phone


External Links (Registry/Other Catalog)

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